The data-crunching Google developers are renowned for taking vast amounts of information and processing it into fascinating snapshots of our world. In the most recent endeavor, Google teamed up with Nasa and several other partners to produce a virtual, 30-year time machine. The timelapse shows almost 30 years of satellite imagery of Earth’s surface undergoing … Read more
The late British philosopher Alan Watts poses the question: “What if money were no object?” Interesting stuff to think about.
A new visualization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that ice is melting in the Arctic at an all time high. There is now less than 4 million square kilometers (1.54 million square miles) of sea ice, the lowest since satellite observations began in 1979. In the video description NOAA states “the … Read more
The latest installment in the terrific “People Are Awesome” series does not disappoint. Always cool to see the citizens of planet earth pushing the limits. Gulp down a cup of joe and watch this vid to get amped!
On August 31, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory snapped some pretty incredible images of an eruption on the sun. While the explosion did not disturb your mid-morning tanning session, it did send a wave of solar plasma towards the earth at 900 miles per hour. Known as a coronal mass ejection, this is basically what happens when … Read more
Directed by Paris Kain and starring performance prtist “Number 8″ AKA Chad Curry, “EARTH” is a vivid interpretation of the balance of chaos and beauty on our Earth. Kain and Number 8 exquisitely portray a Satanic figure consumed in the lust he feels for life. The black figure is unnervingly overwhelmed by the succulence of … Read more
Fulvio Di Piazza’s “Ashes to Ashes” resurrects a primordial Earth. A place where natural elements erupt anthropomorphically to form divine figures. Spewing magma, pluming clouds of smoke, lush moss and gnarled tree branches form animal and human shapes. Di Piazza’s Earth-centered, mythological and dark style captivates viewers and transports them to a new world. In … Read more
Whispy noctilucent clouds are made of ice chyrstals and drift about 50 miles above Earth. They are too delicate and distant to be illuminated by daylight, but come nightfall these high clouds are struck with the steep post-sunset rays. Night shining clouds are most commonly spotted in Northern Summer time skies and require -200°F temperatures … Read more
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Ever wonder how much humans have actually affected planet Earth? Globaia.org has created a video illustrating the networks of industrailization and urbanization between continents and the grand effects they have had on our planet. This video is promoting the beginning of a new epoch, the Anthropocene, a recent and informal geologic chronological term that serves to mark the … Read more
“A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night. This movie begins over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South America before entering daylight near Antarctica. Visible cities, countries and landmarks include (in order) Vancouver Island, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles. … Read more